What is IVS?

„International Voluntary Service (IVS) has since 1920 sought to respond to the prevalent issues of society on a local and global level, it aims to pursue peace and promotes non violence through international understanding, mutual respect, friendship, exchange and cooperation among the people of the world.„

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“IF YOU HAVE COME HERE TO HELP ME
YOU ARE WASTING YOUR TIME.

BUT IF YOU HAVE COME BECAUSE
YOUR LIBERATION IS BOUND UP WITH MINE,
THEN LET US WORK TOGETHER.”

Aboriginal activist group, Queensland, 1970s

The IVS Movement

International Voluntary Service
contributes to the Implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

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